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London Fields Radio’s soul news provider, the Soul Report is brought to you by Will Coldwell AKA DJ Royale. The show brings you a rundown of the latest news loosely connected with some of the finest cuts of wax from the funk soul and hip hop scenes. Showcasing everything from brass bands to 60’s funk, hip hop to nu-soul, all in conjunction with national and local happenings, Soul Report guarantees to give you news you can tap your feet to.

Broadcasts from Soul Report:

The Wilton Way Café Jubilee Special: 1950s

The Wilton Way Café and London Fields Radio present a special series of podcasts from 1902 to 2012 to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee ahead of their free street party on Sunday June 3.

Presenters on Hackney’s micro radio station count down the eras, from the 1900s to 2000s, commemorating the best (and worst) of the decade with music, commentary and LFR’s distinct DIY flavour.

Our 1950s podcast is a tropical special from the Soul Report, a time when young calypsonians brought their unique Trinidadian sound to British shores. Soul Report’s Will Coldwell (DJ Royale) and Matt Wheeler (Vinyl Matt) showcase brass bands to 60s funk and from hip hop to nu-soul. They’ve a special guest appearance from Nostalgia Steelband, featuring bandleader and Hackney resident, Lionel McCalman.

www.nostalgiasteelband.co.uk

For more information on The Wilton Way Jubilee Street Party on June 3, click HERE.

www.londonfieldsradio.co.uk

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Posted on: May 28, 2012

Soul Report, Vol. 4 – Street Party Special

London Fields Radio’s soul news provider, the Soul Report, is brought to you by Will Coldwell AKA DJ Royale and Matt Wheeler AKA Vinyl Matt, bringing you a rundown of Hackney’s local news loosely connected with some of the finest funk soul and hip hop tunes.

Showcasing everything from brass bands to 60s funk, hip hop to nu-soul, all in conjunction with national and local happenings, Soul Report guarantees to give you news you can tap your feet to.

This week’s show is a Wilton Wednesday’s special – live at the Resolutionist’s street party. We speak to people at the café about their tried – and failed – new year’s resolutions, as well as look at news of a skyscraper in Dalston, a new People’s Supermarket in Homerton and Vinyl Matt draws our attention once again to the dire state of unemployment in Hackney.

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Posted on: February 6, 2012

Soul Report, Vol. 3

London Fields Radio’s soul news provider, the Soul Report, is brought to you by Will Coldwell AKA DJ Royale, bringing you a rundown of Hackney’s local news loosely connected with some of the finest funk soul and hip hop tunes. 
Showcasing everything from brass bands to 60’s funk, hip hop to nu-soul, all in conjunction with national and local happenings, Soul Report guarantees to give you news you can tap your feet to.
This week we have a musical analysis of Diane Abbots twitter twubble with the Renegades of Jazz, a celebratory tune for the recently saved Wenlock Arms from Norman Connors and a dubby congratulations for the newly expecting Peaches Geldof. The show also showcases the fantastic new Fur EP – For a free download of their new single Ethio visit – http://fur-real.bandcamp.com/
DJ Royale will be playing the following dates:
Fresh! at Passing Clouds – 21st January – £5/8
Fur EP Launch at Hootenanny – 4th February – Free

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Posted on: January 9, 2012

Soul Report, Vol. 2

London Fields Radio’s soul news provider, the Soul Report is brought to you by Will Coldwell AKA DJ Royale and Matt Wheeler AKA Vinyl Matt.
The show brings you a rundown of the latest news loosely connected with some of the finest cuts of wax from the funk soul and hip hop scenes. 
Showcasing everything from brass bands to 60’s funk, hip hop to nu-soul, all in conjunction with national and local happenings, Soul Report guarantees to give you news you can tap your feet to.
This weeks show features a funky narration to record breaking news in Shoreditch, more reasons to hate rich businessmen as told by Honeywhite and the Night Man and Pete Rock and CL Smooth tell kids to Check it out (as in mouth cancer…)

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Posted on: November 23, 2011

Soul Report, Vol. 1

London Fields Radio’s soul news provider, the Soul Report is brought to you by Will Coldwell AKA DJ Royale. The show brings you a rundown of the latest news loosely connected with some of the finest cuts of wax from the funk soul and hip hop scenes. Showcasing everything from brass bands to 60’s funk, hip hop to nu-soul, all in conjunction with national and local happenings, Soul Report guarantees to give you news you can tap your feet to.

This week, Soulful comments on the Liam Fox affair with the help of The Bamboos, a tribute to Steve Jobs from The Apples, a musical analysis of Silvio Burlesconi and more…

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Posted on: October 19, 2011